Michael E. Parks
Michael E. Parks, 60, of Fostoria, passed away on Friday, July 21, 2017 at ProMedica Fostoria Community Hospital.
He was born on July 20, 1957 in Woodruff, SC, to Reuben and Lorene (Poole) Parks, Sr. He married Cheryl L. Settles, and she survives him in Fostoria.
He is also survived by his mother, Lorene, of Fostoria; children, Michael “Brooks” Craddolph, Stoney Dendinger, Tyrone ( Brianna) Settles, Lita Settles, Chaz Settles, Craig Settles, and Danelle Settles, all of Fostoria; two brothers, Reuben (LaWanda) Parks, Jr., of Toledo, and Carroll (Nicole) Parks of Laurel, Maryland; 22 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren; as well as numerous nieces & nephews, aunts & uncles. He was preceded in death by his father, Reuben Sr., and a brother, Kenneth R. Poole.
Michael attended Higher Ground Ministries, and had been employed by Freudenberg-NOK, in Findlay.
He was a compassionate, loving & caring, humble man who would do anything for anyone. He simply enjoyed being around people. A family man, he found joy in spending time with his children & grandchildren. Michael loved and adored his mother and his loving wife , Cheryl.
Visitation will be held at Mann-Hare-Hoening Funeral Home, 407 N. Countyline Street, Fostoria, from 11 am until the time of services in the funeral home, beginning at 12 noon, on Thursday, July 27, 2017, Apostles Derrick and Tonee Morant, presiding. Burial will follow in Fountain Cemetery, Fostoria. Memorial contributions may be considered to the ProMedica Fostoria Community Hospital Dialysis Center. Online expressions of sympathy may be made by visiting www.hoeningfuneralhome.